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California : Cigarette sales drop following new tax implementation

In November 2016, Californians voted in favor of Proposition 56, a levy on tobacco products, which resulted in a tax increase of $2 per...

Tobacco stocks take a dive following FDA press release

Last Friday the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), announced a new comprehensive plan for tobacco and nicotine regulation, under which the much disputed...

A study measuring the nicotine levels emitted by HnB products

The nicotine levels produced by the HnB products were significantly higher than those produced by the first generation cig-a-like e-cigarettes at both puff durations....

FDA press release : PMTA submission deadline moved to 2022

The cut off date for applications of non-combustible products such as ENDS or e-cigarettes is expected to be August 8, 2022.“And we must recognize...

NZ: Whanganui’s smoke-free policy has been extended to vaping

The Whanganui District Council has just implemented this new smoke-free policy, now renamed ‘The Smokefree and Vapefree Outdoor Areas Policy’ in an attempt to...

Deeming Regs evade first legal challenge, as Manila cracks down on vaping

Defeat for Nicopure in Deeming Rules case The FDA has decided that anything that can be used to consume “tobacco products” must be one as...

UK research team receives grant to study vaping trends amongst youths

The study titled 'Adolescent Vaping Careers' will be funded by Cancer Research UK, and aims to take a closer look at vaping trends amongst...

US study : The advent of e-cigs corresponds to decreased smoking rates

The study called E-cigarette use and associated changes in population smoking cessation: evidence from US current population surveys, was carried out by researchers from...

Judge decides in favour of FDA in legal battle against Nicopure Labs

Back in May 2016, Nicopure Labs LLC had announced that it would challenge the FDA’s deeming rule that would subject electronic cigarettes and other...

Vaper’s Advocate vs. Devil’s Advocate

From these circumstances, I may be a little too confident in my abilities of persuasion when it comes to converting more and more smokers...
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